Giving In Marriage

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Luke 20:34

Jesus told them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage.

Deuteronomy 22:16

The young woman's father will say to the elders, 'I gave my daughter to this man as a wife, but he hates her.

Genesis 29:19

Laban replied, "Better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay with me."

Genesis 29:27

Complete this week [of wedding celebration], and we will also give you this [younger] one in return for working yet another seven years for me."

Genesis 34:8

Hamor said to Jacob's sons, "My son Shechem is strongly attracted to your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.

Genesis 38:14

So she took off her widow's clothes, veiled [her face], covered herself, and sat at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah. For she saw that, though Shelah had grown up, she had not been given to him as a wife.

Genesis 38:26

Judah recognized [them] and said, "She is more in the right than I, since I did not give her to my son Shelah." And he did not know her intimately again.

Exodus 2:21

Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses [in marriage].

Exodus 18:2-5

Now Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, had taken in Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back, along with her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom (because Moses had said, "I have been a stranger in a foreign land") and the other Eliezer (because [he had said,] "The God of my father was my helper and delivered me from Pharaoh's sword").read more.
Moses' father-in-law Jethro, along with Moses' wife and sons, came to him in the wilderness where he was camped at the mountain of God.

Joshua 15:16-17

and Caleb said, "I will give my daughter Achsah as a wife to the one who strikes down and captures Kiriath-sepher." So Othniel son of Caleb's brother, Kenaz, captured it, and Caleb gave his daughter Achsah to him as a wife.

Judges 1:12-13

Caleb said, "Whoever strikes down and captures Kiriath-sepher, I will give my daughter Achsah to him as a wife." So Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's youngest brother, captured it, and Caleb gave his daughter Achsah to him as his wife.

1 Samuel 17:25

Previously, an Israelite man had declared, "Do you see this man who keeps coming out? He comes to defy Israel. The king will make the man who kills him very rich and will give him his daughter. The king will also make the household of that man's father exempt from paying taxes in Israel."

1 Samuel 18:27

David and his men went out and killed 200 Philistines. He brought their foreskins and presented them as full payment to the king to become his son-in-law. Then Saul gave his daughter Michal to David as his wife.

2 Kings 14:9

King Jehoash of Israel sent [word] to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, "The thistle that was in Lebanon once sent [a message] to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, 'Give your daughter to my son as a wife.' Then a wild animal that was in Lebanon passed by and trampled the thistle.

Genesis 16:3

So Abram's wife Sarai took Hagar, her Egyptian slave, and gave her to her husband Abram as a wife for him. [This happened] after Abram had lived in the land of Canaan 10 years.

Genesis 30:4

So Rachel gave her slave Bilhah to Jacob as a wife, and he slept with her.

Genesis 30:9

When Leah saw that she had stopped having children, she took her slave Zilpah and gave her to Jacob as a wife.

Genesis 30:18

Leah said, "God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband," and she named him Issachar.

Genesis 24:14

Let the girl to whom I say, 'Please lower your water jug so that I may drink,' and who responds, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels also'-let her be the one You have appointed for Your servant Isaac. By this I will know that You have shown kindness to my master."

Genesis 24:44

and who responds to me, 'Drink, and I'll draw water for your camels also'-let her be the woman the Lord has appointed for my master's son.

Genesis 24:51

Rebekah is here in front of you. Take [her] and go, and let her be a wife for your master's son, just as the Lord has spoken."

Deuteronomy 7:3

Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

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